Tuesday, September 15, 2020

New York Yankees sweep the doubleheader over the Baltimore Orioles

 The New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.  The game took place at Yankee

Stadium in the Bronx, New York and was game two of a doubleheader.  The final score was 10-1.  

Masahiro Tanaka started for the Yankees and he pitched well, the bullpen also pitched well.  Luke Voit 

led the offense with three hits and six RBI.  

Tanaka pitched five innings giving up three hits and a run.  He struck out five and won his second game 

of the season.  Luis Cessa pitched an inning giving up a hit and Brooks Kriske pitched an inning giving 

up a walk and he struck out two.  

Keegan Akin started for the Orioles and he pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up three hits and four runs 

with a walk and a strikeout.  Travis Lakins Sr. pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up two hits and a walk

with a strikeout, Asher Wojciechowski pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up five hits and six runs with three

walks and a strikeout and Carson Fulmer pitched 1 1/3 innings with a strikeout.  

DJ LeMahieu had two hits and  and drew a walk, Voit had three hits and six RBI and Aaron Hicks had 

a hit.  Clint Frazier had an RBI and drew a walk, Gleyber Torres had two hits and an RBI and Miguel

Andujar had a hit and two RBI.  Gary Sanchez had a hit, Brett Gardner drew two walks and Thairo

Estrada drew a walk.  Andujar, LeMahieu and Hicks each hit a double and Voit hit two homeruns.  

The Yankees were 4-18 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.  Ford committed

an error.

Cedric Mullins had a hit, D.J. Stewart had two hits and an RBI and Rio Ruiz had a hit and drew a 

walk.  Stewart hit a double and he also hit a homerun.  The Orioles were 0-4 with runners in scoring

position and left four men on base.  Mullins was caught stealing.  

In the first Stewart hit a solo homerun giving the Orioles a 1-0 lead.  In the bottom of the first Frazier

reached on a fielder's choice and a run scored tying the game at one.  Torres hit an RBI single, Andujar

hit a two-run double and it was 4-1 Yankees.  In the fourth Voit hit a three-run homerun and the 

Yankees lead was stretched to 7-1.  In the fifth Voit hit another three-run homerun and the lead was 

10-1 and that would be the final score.  The two teams will play game three of four on Saturday.  

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